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Þýskubíllinn (Das Deutschmobil): Ein Projekt in Island zur Motivation im DaF-Unterricht Deutsch als Fremdsprache in Island

Author(s): Oddný G. Sverrisdóttir
Institution/Organisation: Háskóli Íslands, Reykjavík (IS)


The power of music: Example of how music can help to motivate language awareness

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Brentfield Primary School (UK)

The school is a mixed, state primary school in one of the most deprived wards of the London Borough of Brent. There are some 450 pupils on roll, 75% from ethnic minorities, including the children of refugees and asylum seekers, many of them not speaking English. The challenge for the school is to ...

Early language initiative – Primary school UK: Case study on early language learning at Primary level (French & Spanish)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: North Town Primary School, Taunton (UK)

The two languages French and Spanish are taught in an afternoon activity club, which takes place after school hours. Spanish is also taught within the curriculum which start with short activity lessons in year 1 and which then increase to regular timetabled lessons of approximately 45 minutes per ...

Early language initiative – Primary school UK: Case study on early language learning at Primary level (French)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Malorees Junior, London (UK)

The main language of tuition in this school is English, while the languages spoken by the pupils include Arabic, Gujurati, Chinese, Ethiopian, Spanish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese,  Romanian, among others. The other language taught in the school is French, which is ...

Kaunas Panemune Primary School, Lithuania

Author(s): Virginija Rupainiene
Institution/Organisation: Kaunas Panemune Primary School (LT)

The Kaunas Panemune Primary School is part of a national network in Lithuania of schools which have launched the early teaching of a foreign language. It is an inner city school with some 250 pupils on roll. For some years the school has encouraged international activities and participation in ...

Modern Languages in Primary Schools Initiative

Author(s): Tanya Flanagan
Institution/Organisation: Kildare Education Centre / Department of Education and Science (IE)

The Modern Languages in Primary Schools Initiative (MLPSI) is a government supported project in Ireland aiming to support language learning in primary schools. There are currently almost 500 schools taking part choosing to teach Italian, Spanish, German or French for up to 90 minutes a week for two ...

The Implementation of EPOS, a Web-Based Learning-Platform for the ELC-ELP and other Validated ELP-Versions within a Tutorial Programme in Combination with Language Courses at the University of Bremen

Author(s): Bärbel Kühn, Astrid Buschmann-Göbels, Rüdiger Fehse
Institution/Organisation: Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Lande Bremen (FZHB) (DE)

The case study presented here will focus on the tutorial program which was implemented in October 2007 at the FZHB to enhance plurilingualism and to encourage autonomous language learning. This program offers a systematic combination of language classes, autonomous language learning with EPOS, ...

Early language initiative – Primary school UK

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Whitehouse Common Primary School, Sutton Coldfield (UK)

The children are exposed to two languages in the school, French, which is taught during a lunchtime club and Spanish, which is taught throughout the school. All the pupils learn Spanish at this point within the curriculum. They average class size in 30. Extensive us is made of ICT tools including ...

Bradley CE Primary School

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Bradley CE Primary School (UK)

Language teaching in the school is still in the early stages of implementation. It was introduced in 2004 as part of the UK government's Primary Foreign Languages programme. The teaching of Spanish in the school is reinforced by an on-going e-twinning project with a school in Spain (Ablitas). Each ...

Hässelbygårdsskolan Sweden/Siegerland Grundschule Germany

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Hässelbygårdsskolan Sweden/Siegerland Grundschule Germany (SE/DE)

Pupils of both schools have a migrant family background. Wooden dolls represent the pupils and with this personal distance it is easier for them to tell about their 'new life in a new country'. They use English as a means of communication and exchange between the two partner countries. This project ...